The Attempt to Dry Up a Revolution

The Turkish state uses water as a weapon against the population in North and East Syria.

Solar power the alternative to supply electricity in Syria’s Hasakah countryside

Recently, the countryside of Hasakah, northeast Syria, has seen an increasing demand on installing solar panels amid continuous power outage.

Euphrates River Dry Due to Turkey’s Brutal Occupation, Withholding Water

The front lines may have stabilized, yet Turkey’s war on North and East Syria continues through its weaponization of water. The dry river beds of the once-mighty Euphrates River are just another image of the brutality of the illegal Turkish occupation of the region.

Turkish water policy in Syria and Iraq

In light of the conditions that Syria is currently facing, water has been cut off from North-east Syria and Iraq, and a policy is being pursued to starve and dehydrate millions of innocent civilians. This is not only happening on top of the current political conflicts in the region and its associated inhospitable living conditions but amidst the corona pandemic – all of which is taking place in front of the international community.

Ecology in Times of War

In 2021, too, the war in Kurdistan has a great impact on the struggle for an ecological society there. So we need to take a closer look at how these two issues relate to each other and what an ecological stance can look like in times of war. To that end, Make Rojava Green Again conducted an interview with Kamuran Akın from Humboldt University in Berlin.

Turkey is reportedly depriving hundreds of thousands of people of water

The nation has been accused of breaking its agreement to ensure a flow of 500 cubic metres per second of the Euphrates flows through to Syria.

‘A systematic programme to end agricultural production in Kurdistan’

Agricultural workers in the Kurdish-majority provinces of Turkey face obstacles in trying to reach water sources. This problem has been described as part of the government's intentional "systematic policy" by some experts.

Drinking water project launched in Kobane

Kobane Canton Municipalities Committee and Water Directorate will launch a project for supplying drinking water to the city.

Water-shortage crisis escalates in Kobane

Turkey’s massive dam and hydropower construction has reportedly reduced water flows into northern Syria.

“Turkish occupation burns agricultural crops as it did last year”

Member of the Economic Authority in the Agricultural Affairs Department of Afrin Region, agronomist Basem Othman, said that the Turkish occupation state and its mercenaries deliberately targeted agricultural crops and burned them in al-Shahba, as they did last year.

Raqqa’s agricultural committee warns of disaster if Turkey continues seizing Euphrates water

A local official in the Autonomous Administration in Raqqa, northern Syria, warned that the low water level in the Euphrates River heralds a disaster that may affect the agricultural and livestock sectors in the region.

Creating a Desert and Calling it Peace: Turkey’s water war against Rojava

In the bible it is called the great river. The Euphrates fed the cradle of civilisation in ancient Mesopotamia. But, for Turkey, it is another weapon of war.